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Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising is golden, folks

Thursday, 24th September 2009 15:45 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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Codemasters announced today that Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising has gone gold and will be available on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 come October 6, 8 and 9 in the US, PAL territories, and the UK, respectively.

The single-player and co-op demo for the game will be released on PC only post launch.

Sorry console folks.

Meanwhile, past the break, is a new video for the game showing off the Eagle Offense Mission, and new screens.

Full press release is below as well.

BACK ON THE BATTLEFIELD – OPERATION FLASHPOINT®: DRAGON RISING™ GOES GOLD, FIRE TEAMS ENGAGE FROM OCTOBER 6th.

Explosive new gameplay video at www.flashpointgame.com reveals ‘Eagle Offense’ mission’s deadly airfield assault

Thursday 24th September/… Set to deliver an intense, immersive and visceral military sandbox gaming experience, Codemasters today announced that Operation Flashpoint®: Dragon Rising™ has gone gold and will be available from October 6th (US) / 8th (PAL) / 9th (UK) for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and PC.

Gamers can today see the most explosive moments taken from Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising’s ‘Eagle Offense’ mission in a new preview video, now showing at www.flashpointgame.com. The trailer reveals how a strategically vital airfield is turned into a bloody, chaotic battleground as a USMC force, accompanied by aerial support, assaults dug in PLA positions.

The violence, ferocity and carnage of war is brought to life as troops on both sides attack in authentic formations, use cover realistically and engage in ranged, close-quarters and vehicular combat. USMC forces fight through the airfield’s perimeter before infiltrating the Control Tower, eliminating enemy targets with rapid, ruthless aggression. The Marines then assume defensive positions in readiness for the PLA counter-attack. A Chinese WZ-10 attack helicopter is spectacularly blown out of the sky by a shoulder-launched surface to air missile, before the conflict culminates with PLA armour advancing across a battlefield surrounded by mortar fire and strewn with burning wreckage. This flashpoint is still white hot…

Powered by the award-winning EGO™ Game Technology Engine, Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising will set the standard for accessible, authentic war gaming. Preview the intensity of modern conflict in the new ‘Eagle Offense’ mission video, now showing at www.flashpointgame.com. Gamers can also receive the latest updates as they happen by signing up to Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/flashpointgame or follow developments straight from the studio on Twitter http://twitter.com/flashpointgame.

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  1. blackdreamhunk

    operation flash point should be another cutting edge game for pc gamers. I am pre ordering this game :) can’t wait and dirt 2 looks hot.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Len

    Wait a min, I thought cutting edge games only came out on pc bdh, these are both available on console as well…?

    As Tonka would say…/signs petition… ;)

    #2 5 years ago
  3. blackdreamhunk

    crysis 2 is coming to consoles doesn’t mean it will be the same game. If you want proof of that look at crysis.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRWRskYLdno

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVsT4D2_VTI

    it’s called dumbing down or watered down game play for console gamers.

    that is true for all pc games to consoles, look at dragon age.

    yea and console can’t handle cuting edge gaming.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. G1GAHURTZ

    Yes bdh, well done. You’ve made your point.

    No need to make the exact same point every single day though, is there?

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Phoenixblight

    He has to drill into his own brain. Its his form of Memorization.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Filofax

    I can just imagine bdh in gollum’s cave, tugging on his human horn and stroking his pc. hmm it loves us precious.

    #6 5 years ago